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in the midwest. >> silicon valley dirty past unearthed. the toxic fumes seeping into google. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪ causing big problems for drivers. news cameras caught this mishap... a transit bus fishtailed and crashed into a pole in kansas city, missouri. >>> a snowstorm causing problems for drivers in the midwest. a transit bus fishtailed, crashed in a pole. this is in kansas city, missouri. took the pole out. the roads were so icy in the area, the region's transit system was temporarily shut down for reasons like this. the buses are operating again this morning. >> good time to stay home. the storm also brought impressive lightning
what happens. >>> facebook and google teaming up to help you live a little longer. >> they are giving millions of dollars to scientists who are working on cures for diseases and extending life. >> i think that our society needs more heroes who are scientists and researchers and engineers. and you guys are doing all the amazing work. and the thing that we can do from the sidelines is build institutions that celebrate and reward and recognize all of the real work that you guys are doing. >> other sponsors include google cofounder sergey brin and apple's art levinson. so far the group has raised over $30 million for what is called the breakthrough prize. >>> a michigan woman wants to be honest about her age but facebook just won't let her. and her name is marguerite. there she is. she is legally blind. she is 104 years old. but she has a facebook account. why not? every day her granddaughter updates the facebook account for her except she cannot update her grandmother's age. >> i would like it say she is 104 on facebook and april 1
consecutive quarters compared to the previous year. >>> the dirty past is coming back at google's complex at mountain view. the problem has roots to the 1970s when companies used cancer-causing chemicals to make computer chips and dumped thousands of gallons of the toxic solvent tce into the ground. a recent construction project let toxic vapors into two of google's buildings. >> there have to be repairs to the foundation and that's how vapors may have created to potentially migrate into the building. >> the epa says it takes decades of exposure to tce to cause any problems. >>> a prime piece of peninsula real estate is up for sale but it comes with a catch. the owner gets to stay. the $100 million property sits on 46 acres in hillsborough above san mateo creek and south of crystal springs road. take a look. the 16,000-square-foot mediterranean style mansion is owned by 76-year-old christian [ indiscernible ] the fourth. he was born and raised in the home and wants to stay until he dies. at least one realtor thinks that there will be interest. >> a ty
. >>> google is going to sell its new internet glasses to contest winners. the company says google glass works like a smartphone but the eyewear responds to voice commands. contestants have to tell goingle what they would do if they had their own pair of google glasses in 50 words or less and a 15-second video, as well. winners still have to pay $1,500 if they win. i guess to get the glasses. >> i guess so, yeah. >> kind of a catch. >>> time now is 5:51. check your kitchen. the popular cereal that may have pieces of glass inside. >> this money didn't belong to us. >> and a valentine's day they will never forget. how a bay area couple's romantic stroll turned into a true test of honesty. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. lysol believes no toilet is complete, until it's completely clean. lysol toilet bowl cleaner gives you maximum coverage from the rim down to the water line to kill 99.9% of germs. and removes stains better than clorox toilet bowl cleaner with bleach. so if you want to do the whole job, lysol's got you cov
is considered to be oversaturated with alcohol licenses. >>> google stock reaches a new milestone. let's check the latest numbers with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. well over 800. >> that's right. >> reporter: google topping $800 for the first time yesterday. stock is really on a tear over the past six months. gaining $200. you can chalk it up to android becoming the dominating system for mobile devices overseas and google dominating and searching's display advertising. stocks starting today at just under $807. getting looks at the u.s. economy this morning. new home construction fell to 890,000. however a lot of it came on a drop in apartment construction. single family homes were up slightly and a sign of future activity, building per mitts up 2% from the year -- permits up 2% from the year earlier. >>> the labor department reports the wholesale side of the producer price index was up two-tenths of a percent although it was the first increase since september. you can blame food prices for that. they were up by 7/10ths of a percen
is coming to light at google's complex in mountain view with roots in the 1970s when companies used cancer-causing chemicals to make can he chips and dumped -- computer chips and dumped thousands of gallons of the toxic solvent tce into the ground. a recent construction project let toxic vapors into two google buildings. >> there has to be repairs to the slab foundation and that's how vapors may have been created to potentially migrate into the building. >> the epa says it takes decades of exposure to tce to cause problems. google says it's taking steps to protect its workers. >>> 6:41. not just a hefty price tag. the very unusual catch coming with $100 million bay area mansion. >> plus, slipping and sliding in the midwest. what happens when a bus loses control on icy roads. >> the market opened up 10 minutes ago on this friday. let's check the early numbers. out of the gate in a big way on this final day of trading this week. we're going to check in with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks right after the break. lysol believes no toil
. google shareholders have some big smiles on their faces today. for the first time, the company's stock meet history when it topped $800 yesterday. the milestone came more than 5 years after google shares initially crossed $700. bp will not have to pay penalties for all of the more than 200 million gallons of oil that spilled into the gulf of mexico back in 2010. the u.s. government agreed not to fine bp for 34 million gallons the company captured before entering the gulf. fines for all the rest of the oil will be in the billions. back to you. >> erica, i like tole not latest fashion but i don't know about the postal service getting into the business. >> reporter: the postal service is putting its stamp on a clothing line. it's called rain, heat and snow. it will include accessories and this is not the first time the post office has gone into the fashion business. in the 1980s it sold neckties and t-shirts with images of postage stamps on them. i guess they are hoping to generate some income there. >> i'm thinking the blue shirt, shorts might
242. >>> if you have google stock in your portfolio it's over $800 per share. first time it's ever done that. moreon that at noon. >> you can also go on our website to keep updated on that, cbssf.com. >>> thanks for watching kpix 5 this morning. your next local update is 7:25. >> but stay with us. "cbs this morning" is coming up next. and in the meantime, bundle up and stay out of the rain if you can. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com captioning by cbs >>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is february 19th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." the lapd couple marked for death by christopher dorner comes out of hiding. they've only shared their story with john miller and cbs news learns what may have set off the gunman in the sandy hook school massacre. >>> the president goes on the defensive to stop the spending cuts in the next few days. >>> and we're here with more with new developments in the oscar pistorius. >> we begin with today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >> his mentality would be
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